Community Foundation

Giving Tuesday: The Global Day With A Local Effect

Hannah Meara | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK
Hannah Meara

So, when you see the hype around #GivingTuesday, when a friend asks you to sponsor them, when the hashtag trends on Twitter or when you see someone raising awareness on Facebook, remember that underneath this global movement are organisations benefiting hugely from this day of giving.

Who Will Be Clever Enough to Be Britain's Next Mark Zuckerberg?

John Nickson | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK
John Nickson

We are suffering from a lack of leadership, something the Victorians had in spades. By failing to give significantly, the new rich are failing to set an example and inspire those who will follow them. Government makes noises about encouraging more philanthropy but most politicians follow focus groups rather offer leadership...

A Good Deed in a World of Austerity

John Nickson | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech
John Nickson

Mark Zuckerberg , Facebook's founder, is a billionaire twenty times over and you might think he could spare the odd billion. He clearly agrees but what is significant about this donation is that it is the first time that a philanthropist under the age of 30 has made such an enormous gift...